Doctor insights on:
Short Term And Long Term Goals For Breastfeeding Moms
Hello. Im a breastfeeding mom. How long Plan B one-step pill stays in the system after taking it. When can I start breastfeeding again?
Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more
I'm a super long haired breastfeeding mom frustrated with all those white strands sticking out. Is it ok to color my hair myself at home?
I'm a breastfeeding mom and have a head cold. My son takes formula as well. Wanting to take zyrtec (cetirizine) d or dayquil. How long should I wait to nurse again?
Nursing: Okay to nurse while taking most over the counter medicines. ...Read more
Im a breastfeeding mom with very long hair. Will it be a concern if chemicals from my rebonded and dyed hair touch my breasts while bathing?
Im a breast feeding mom and I was wondering if it would be ok to have a couple beers if I pump & dump? Also how long should I wait to breast feed agai
I'm a breastfeeding mom with a stomach bug. If I take Pepto Bismol, (bismuth subsalicylate) how long will I need to wait before it's safe to breastfeed my baby?
Variable: Common problems include anxiety about milk supply, sore nipples, difficulty latching the baby and fatigue. Less common problems include breast infections (mastitis) or problems with milk supply. Most of these problems are temporary and surmountable - hang in there! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Good, balanced diet: All over the world, women breastfeed their babies just fine. These women have very different diets from one another, yet as long as they eat balanced diets with a good variety of foods, they should do well with their breastfeeding. A breastfeeding mom may choose to avoid a food that she suspects is causing a change in a baby's behavior, and should discuss this with the doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Breastfeeding: It is best to avoid all unnecessary medications while breastfeeding like during pregnancy. Some mefenamic acid does appear in breast milk. Pregnancy category C means either animal studies have shown toxicity or enough studies have not been done to determine safety. Best not to take the medication while breastfeeding. I am glad breastfeeding which is best for the babies health is happening. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Wait: Best not to be expsed to chemicals. No studies to support it. Hence there is no right answer. I tend to play it safe. ...Read more
See below:: Shark, swordfish, tilefish, king mackerel should be avoided due to high mercury content. Fresh water fish that come from places that are known to be contaminated. Artificial sweeteners like saccharin. Alcohol is allowed in small amounts.Coffee (limit to two cups a day) or other caffeinated foods and drink. Processed foods with numerous additives. ...Read more
Breastmilk & Beach: Hello NinoS. Tanning &beach time will not affect your milk & is ok.For your protection,important to note any level of tanning increases risks of skin cancers &so tanning alternatives &broad spectrum sunscreen of at least SPF 30 is best. Other tips are cleaning off sunscreen from breasts before feeds& avoiding sun exposure to breast to prevent sunburned/dried nipples which can cause pain/infection. ...Read more
Perhaps: Colds and viral respiratory infections are common, but does not mean a nursing mother has to stop nursing. Some mothers use masks during feeding if they are coughing a great deal. Others pump and have other family members bottle feed. In all cases wash your hands! hope you feel better soon. ...Read more
Is it true that breastfeeding mom should avoid going out at night coz the fog and cold wind might make the baby caught cold?
Well, a baby: Should not be overly exposed to the weather, but properly wrapped and warm, the fog is not a vector of disease. Just be sensible, you can go out at night. ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Short and long term goals for drug and alcohol abusers
- Iep long term short term goals for autism behavior
- Short and long term of breastfeeding a toddler
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Examples short term fitness goals
- Short term goals for muscular endurance
- Short term goal for acute pain
- Patient short term goals for muscle strengthening
- Talk to a pediatrician online